Lady Tigers knock off #14 Iowa St., 69-60

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BATON ROUGE – In her first crack at leading LSU (6-1) against a ranked opponent, Head Coach Kim Mulkey led the Tigers to a victory over No. 14 Iowa State (7-1) Thursday evening in the PMAC, 69-60. 

The pair of Alexis Morris and Khalya Pointer was excellent tonight as the Tigers handed the Cyclones their first loss of the season. The dynamic duo fed off of each other’s play as they were dishing out multiple assists to each other. Morris was lights out shooting as she finished with a career-high 25 points, including a 5-for-7 performance from behind the arc, while also notching four boards and two assists. Pointer finished the game with 20 points, seven assists, and six rebounds.

Ryann Payne put up a solid nine points, three rebounds, and three assists while also tying a career mark for steals with five.

Defending Cheryl Miller Award Winner Ashley Joens was the Cyclones leading scorer with 24 points. She also contributed seven rebounds and one assist. 

At the conclusion of a 10-day break, the Tigers will return to action on Sunday, December 12th to take on the Texas Southern Tigers in the PMAC at 1 p.m. CT. The game will be available for viewing on SEC Network+.

(Press Release provided by LSU Athletics)

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